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Willard Johnston: Homesteader and Frontier Banker, 1881-1904

Description: Article studies the development of frontier banking as exemplified in Willard Johnston's interests, which began in Shawnee and expanded to include numerous financial institutions and communities around the state.
Date: Winter 2009
Creator: Hightower, Michael J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

William Meredith Cunningham: An Oklahoma Proletariat Novelist

Description: Article presents a biography of William Cunnigham and reveals the ways in which his novels, poetry, and other writings championed the industrial-agricultural working class of his native state of Oklahoma.
Date: Autumn 2008
Creator: O'Dell, Larry
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Edmund Gasseau Choteau Guerrier: French Trader

Description: Article chronicles the life of Edmund Guerrier, a trader who was fluent in English, French and several Native American languages. He helped to facilitate many land negotiations and treaties between the Native populations and the United States' government.
Date: Winter 1969
Creator: Barde, Fred S. & Wright, Muriel H. (Muriel Hazel), 1889-1975
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Watonga's Day in the Sun or Trickster Comes to Town

Description: Article describes the events surrounding the 1941 Cheyenne protest at the Watonga Post Office, including documentation of the event from various perspectives. The protest against cultural misrepresentation in the town mural was painted in a humorous light at the time, and illustrated the state of Indian-white relations in Oklahoma on a small-scale.
Date: Winter 1988
Creator: Silberman, Arthur
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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